Week of 11/5 Workshops

Tuesday, November 6

Zotero: Citation Management Made Free and Fun – Online Option, 8:00 – 9:30 am

Description: Learn Zotero software for citation management.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/657097506

 

Basic Strategies for Fact-Checking the Web – Online Option, 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Description: Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of information (and misinformation) on the Web? Learn three basic web literacy skills: how to check for previous work, how to go upstream, and how to read laterally.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/866634297

 

Writing Academically, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Description: A 50-minute workshop covering both mechanics and styles of writing in the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. Open to all students.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Wednesday, November 7

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 8:30 – 8:55 am

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 9:00 – 9:25 am

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: Step-by-Step Paper Formatting, 9:30 – 9:55 am

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Thursday, November 8

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 11:30 – 11:55 am

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 12:00 – 12:25 pm

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

MLA Whirlwind: MLA Reference List Explained, 12:30 – 12:55 pm

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Friday, November 9

APA Style Basics in Chinese (Mandarin), 1:00 – 2:00 pm

如何用APA 格式标注你的文章。用中文讲解方法和实题练习。

Description: This workshop provides information students need to cite different types of sources in APA style, including hands-on exercise of formatting references, both in text and in the reference list.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Style Basics in Chinese (Mandarin), 2:00 – 3:00 pm

如何用APA 格式标注你的文章。用中文讲解方法和实题练习。

Description: This workshop provides information students need to cite different types of sources in APA style, including hands-on exercise of formatting references, both in text and in the reference list.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Register for these and more on our workshop calendar!

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13 Scary Banned Books to Read for Halloween

Source: 13 Scary Banned Books to Read for Halloween – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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Week of 10/29 Workshops

Monday, October 29

Basic Information Literacy Skills: Chinese Language, 3:20 – 4:20 pm

Description: Will help Chinese students to learn the basic information literacy skills and the cultural differences in college studies.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Tuesday, October 30

Critical Information Literacy for Graduate Teaching Assistants – Online Option, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Description: Meant for teaching assistants working with lower-division students, this one-hour workshop covers best practices for integrating critical information literacy into your courses, as well as services available to both instructors and students.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/753442576

 

Thursday, November 1

Basic Information Literacy Skills: Chinese Language, 2:20 – 3:20 pm

Description:Will help Chinese students to learn the basic information literacy skills and the cultural differences in college studies.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Google Scholar & Advanced Google Search: Chinese Language, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Description: Learn how to get the most out of Google Scholar with some helpful tips, and learn how to find information quickly using advanced Google search commands and tools. Workshop taught in Chinese.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Google Scholar & Advanced Google Search, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Description: Learn how to get the most out of Google Scholar with some helpful tips, and learn how to find information quickly using advanced Google search commands and tools.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Friday, November 2

Zotero: Citation Management Made Free and Fun – Online Option, 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Description: Learn Zotero software for citation management. Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/260042948

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Style Basics in Chinese (Mandarin), 1:30 – 3:00 pm

如何用APA 格式标注你的文章。用中文讲解方法和实题练习。

Description: This workshop provides information students need to cite different types of sources in APA style, including hands-on exercise of formatting references, both in text and in the reference list.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Register for these and more on our workshop calendar!

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Film Screening & Discussion 11-8-18: Little Stones

The John M. Pfau Library, in collaboration with Zonta Club of Riverside, cordially invites you to a film screening and discussion of Little Stones, the award-winning documentary that profiles four courageous women, from across the world, “who dedicate their lives to empowering women and survivors of gender-based violence to express and help eradicate the atrocities of domestic violence, human trafficking, extreme poverty, and female genital mutilation, with their unique art forms.”

Date:                 Thursday, November 8

Time:                Noon to 3:00 p.m.

Location:         PL-5005 (Library Multimedia Center)

View trailer:     https://vimeo.com/187500137

Facilitators:  Dr. Jeff Tan, Counseling and Psychological Services, CSUSB

Hattie McNutt, LMFT, Counseling and Psychological Services, CSUSB

In March 2018, Little Stones was screened in New York as part of a United Nations Commission on the Status of Women panel discussion, bringing much-needed attention, on a global scale, to pernicious forms of violence impacting women.

The event is free and open to the public; no RSVP required.

For questions or additional information, contact Robie Madrigal, Pfau Library, at rmadriga@csusb.edu or (909) 537-5104.

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Week of 10/22 Workshops

Monday, October 22

Conducting a Literature Review, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Description: Are you a graduate student starting your thesis? Learn how to use the library’s resources to review the existing literature on your topic.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Tuesday, October 23

Evaluating Scholarly Resources, 12:00 – 12:45 pm

Description: Did you know that there are different types of scholarly articles? In this workshop, we’ll focus on how to identify the main types—the empirical study, the literature review, and the scholarly research article common in the Humanities. You’ll also learn the types of articles that appear in scholarly journals but that aren’t considered scholarly and should not be used in your papers. Confused? You need to attend this workshop! BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

Location: PL-5005 Library Multimedia Center

 

Thursday, October 25

Advanced Database Search, 5:00 – 5:50 pm

Description: Learn how to search databases at a more advanced level and how to use limiting features to focus the results of your search. Hands-on time is included.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Friday, October 26

APA Style Basics in Chinese (Mandarin), 2:00 – 3:00 pm

如何用APA 格式标注你的文章。用中文讲解方法和实题练习

Description: This workshop provides information students need to cite different types of sources in APA style, including hands-on exercise of formatting references, both in text and in the reference list.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Register for these and more on our workshop calendar!

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Don’t Get Caught Unprepared for Printing in the Library!

It’s 5 minutes until your class starts and you are trying to print out your paper in the library for the very first time.  You left your student ID at home and the only money you have on you is a couple of quarters.

Don’t do this to yourself!  Read our Printing Quickstart Guide!

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How to Find Articles by CSUSB Professors Online: Two Strategies

A brand new Library Guide: How to Find Articles by CSUSB Professors Online: Two Strategies

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Week of 10/15 Workshops

Monday, October 15

Writing Academically, 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Description: A 50-minute workshop covering both mechanics and styles of writing in the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. Open to all students.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Tuesday, October 16

Social Work Research, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Description: This 50 minute workshop will introduce students to the various sources and techniques in social work library research.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Wednesday, October 17

Library Research for Graduate Students – Online, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Description: This introductory session is geared to students who are enrolled in a CSUSB graduate program. You’ll learn some basics about research, the differences between Google and library databases, and how to do a keyword search in general databases. This session will help you get comfortable finding scholarly articles for literature reviews.

Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/311586507

 

Register for these and more on our workshop calendar!

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Week of 10/8 Workshops

Tuesday, October 9

Maximize Your Full Text Retrieval!, 11:00 – 11:30 am

Description: Your keyword search found an article you like, but there’s no PDF or HTML link to the full text. So maybe you tried clicking on some blue button that said Search for Full Text and you still don’t see your article on the next screen. Now what? This workshop will show you exactly what to do!

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Finding Historical Primary Sources, 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Description: In this 50 minute workshop, students from any major can learn what historical primary sources are and where and how to search for and retrieve these materials.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Thursday, October 11

Information and the University, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Description: University professors teach students, but they also create information. In this hour-long interactive workshop, you’ll learn how and why scholarly information is created, as well as how to access it through the Pfau Library. Open to students of all levels. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

Location: PL-5005 Library Multimedia Center

 

Register for these and more on our workshop calendar!

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Lecture 10-13-18: The Science of Climate Change and the Foreseeable Impacts on Southern California Communities “The New Normal”

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FREE AND OPEN-TO-THE PUBLIC

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The Science of Climate Change and the Foreseeable Impacts on Southern California Communities

“The New Normal”

 

October 13, 2018

10:00 A.M.

California State University, San Bernardino

 Pfau Library, Room PL-5005 (5th floor)

Presented by:

 

Dr. Hoori Ajami, Assistant Professor of Groundwater Hydrology, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside; and

Susan Lien Longville, Coordinator of the California Alluvial Fan Task Force that published an Integrated Approach for Sustainable Development on Alluvial Fans.

Dr. Ajami will discuss the current state of knowledge about the impact of climate change on water resources as it relates to California: opportunities and the path forward.

 

Ms. Longville will discuss climate change impacts in communities: longer and more severe droughts, more frequent wildfires at the urban interface followed by deadly post-fire debris flows, and opportunities for weathering the future with more sustainable land-use decisions.

Co-sponsored by:

League of Women Voters of the San Bernardino Area

California State University, San Bernardino, Pfau Library

University of California, Riverside, Department of Environmental Sciences

For more information, contact Jill Vassilakos-Long, Librarian, Special Collections, at jvlong@csusb.edu.

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